How to Fall in Love with Yourself

This post hit close to home. Anybody who read over my last few posts could certain see what a disaster I was inside. Do I love myself? No. I will openly admit that to all of you. I wish I could, and I once did. One of these days I hope to get back to that form of me. The me that did love herself. I hope to follow some of this advice to get there again. If you struggle to love yourself please follow along with me. None of us should feel that emptiness.

Weightless

I came across this post. Its an interesting view from a doctor about weight. My last doctor never mentioned my weight. I’d get a print out with a visit summary and in small type there would be a mention of healthy eating. I wish she had mentioned something about it. Although I do think lifestyle may be a good way to ioen discussion. It may seem much less embarrassing to some of us chunkers 🙂 what are your thoughts?

Behind the White Coat


I struggle with how to discuss the topic of weight with patients. I also struggle with how to discuss it here on my blog. I have dozens of half written posts litering the notebook app on my iPhone. I decided finally to stop second guessing myself and just dive right into the deep end.

The thing about weight, as you already know, is that it is terribly emotional. People skip out on needed doctor visits, especially after the holidays, because I *might* bring up their weight. I have worked hard trying to find compassionate ways to discuss weight with patients because I struggle with my own weight, but even that fails all too often. I feel like I should be better at this.

But I’m not.

As I was working my way through this yearly “open book test” thing for maintenance of my board certification last week, I realized that…

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